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Posted on: April 13, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Eversource Conducting Helicopter Flight Line Scans 04/15 – 04/19/2022

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PURPOSE OF THE FLIGHT: Eversource will be conducting LiDAR scans across transmission lines in Connecticut in April 2022, which includes helicopter flights over the transmission lines at 1400’. LiDAR is an aerial high-tech survey of the transmission system. It allows for Eversource’s Engineers to optimize the analysis, design, and configuration of the transmission lines using up-to-date electronic data.  

DATES: 04/15/2022 – 04/19/2022 (including Saturday and Sunday), weather permitting 

TOWNS: Bethany, Bethel, Bridgeport, Brookfield, Cheshire, Danbury, Darien, Easton, Enfield, Fairfield, Greenwich, Hamden, Kent, Milford, Naugatuck, New Milford, Newtown, Norwalk, Orange, Oxford, Redding, Ridgefield, Roxbury, Southbury, Stamford, Stratford, Trumbull, Wallingford, Washington, Waterbury, Watertown, Westport, Weston, Wilton, Woodbury, and Woodbridge. 

DESCRIPTION OF AIRCRAFT: Blue and Yellow Bell 206B3 with tail number --- #N803JB  

FLIGHT TIMES:   9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., weather permitting    

LANDING AREAS: The following airports will be used for landing and refueling efforts

  • Hartford-Brainard
  • Waterbury
  • Bridgeport
  • Danbury
  • New Haven

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